Airports Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya

Airports Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Chief Executive Officer Jobs in Kenya


Airports Savings and Credit Co-operative Society Ltd is a leading SACCO whose membership is drawn from Kenya Airports Authority staff and other reputable organizations.

Our mission is to mobilize funds and empower members through the provision of timely and competitive financial services.

Guided by the above mandate, the SACCO is seeking to fill the under-listed vacant position.

Chief Executive Officer

Job Grade JA --- REF: CEO/NOV 2019

Job Purpose

The job holder is responsible for planning, developing and driving the business and people strategies which support the SACCO’s overall strategic aims and objectives. S/He will lead Management in the creation of a stable and supportive environment within which to manage and grow the society’s business ensuring strategy execution.

Employment Terms: 3 Years’ Contract

Reports to: Board of Directors

The Chief Executive Officer shall be appointed by the Board and shall be responsible for the day to day operations of the Sacco society and in particular ensure;

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Developing and recommending to the Board long term strategy, business plans and annual operating budgets and establishing proper internal monitoring, control systems and procedures;
  • Ensuring timely presentation of financial, management and regulatory reports to the board, the members and authorized third parties including auditors, regulatory authority and the ministry for co-operatives development and marketing.
  • To assess the principal risks of the Sacco and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed in collaboration with the audit function of the Sacco.
  • To ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place.
  • To ensure that the Directors are properly informed and that sufficient information is provided to the Board to enable the Directors to form appropriate judgments.
  • To ensure the Sacco is appropriately organized and staffed as necessary to enable it to achieve the approved strategy.
  • Ensuring Staff Performance Management through implementation of the Staff Targets and Performance Appraisals.
  • Ensuring Staff Motivation, Welfare and Safety.
  • Co-ordination and preparing business related proposals, reports and other submission for consideration by the Board;
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory, legal, social and regulatory requirements in the execution of the business strategies;
  • Ensuring the Society has set policies and procedures and in consultation with the Board ensure compliance and reviewed as necessary;
  • Overseeing execution of all business processes within the set policies, procedures and standards;
  • Providing strategic direction and leadership to Management and technical advisory to the Board;
  • Ensuring maintenance of effective external/internal controls to safeguard the Society’s assets and oversee the annual/quarterly or ad hoc financial audit processes as required;
  • Ensuring books of accounts, records and returns are kept and that regular financial statistical operational information is prepared and submitted to the Board of Directors, other Committees, relevant Regulatory and Government Departments.
  • Approves all payments to members and manages all administrative activities of the Society.
  • Ensuring that systems have been established to facilitate efficient operations and communications are followed.
  • Coordinating development of new products for the Society.
  • Overseeing effective management of human resources for optimal productivity through policies and strategies that attract and retain qualified and competent staff;
  • Fostering a corporate culture that promotes ethical practices
  • Ensuring the Society’s vision, mission, products and services are consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders - Media, public and private sector as well as the membership;
  • Overseeing development and implementation of corporate social responsibility initiatives and ensure that the image is
    well projected and protected;
  • Provide strategic linkages with the corporate world, business community, government agencies and other social partners for the benefit of the Society’s growth; and
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned by board from time to time to achieve the SACCO’s objectives.

    Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience required for this position

  • A University degree in Commerce/Finance related field, preferably, BBA, BBM, Business Administration from a recognized Institution of Higher Learning University.
  • Be a Master’s degree holder
  • Be a certified CPA(K) or ACCA holder
  • Membership of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants (ICPAK)
  • Minimum of Ten (10) years relevant Management experience in a busy deposit taking Sacco or any other financial institution, 5 years of these being in a Senior Management Position in a busy accounting environment and preferably within the co­operative movement.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework of the Co-operative Sector.
  • Experience in FOSA management an added advantage
  • Proficiency in Computer applications especially in accounting packages and Systems.
  • Must demonstrate the following attributes / Skills
  • Team player with good leadership skills.
  • Advanced decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Problem Solver: Solving problems of overall human resource management and long-term organizational planning.
  • Change Agent: Introducing and implementing institutional changes and installing organizational development programs in regard to SACCO matters.
  • Management of Manpower Resources: Broadly concerned with leadership both in the group and individual relationships and labour­ management relations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Application Criteria

    The SACCO believes that the advancement and success of any organization is primarily due to the strength, quality and efficiency of its Human Resource.

    The SACCO believes in having an engaged, highly motivated and results-oriented workforce in delivering sustainable corporate performance.

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates for this position should drop their application at Airports Sacco Ltd offices opposite Kenya Airports Authority (K.A.A) Headquarters, K.A.A. Fire Training School.

    The envelope MUST include, a cover letter, a full resume/curriculum vitae highlighting relevant experience, details of current and expected salary, a daytime phone contact, email address and names of three (3) professional referees who can speak of your competence, character and integrity and a job application form.

    Download the job application form here

    The Chairman,

    Airports Sacco Limited

    KAA Head Office, Airport North Road

    P.O. Box 19001-00501, Nairobi, Kenya

    Your application should reach us on or before Monday, 25TH November 2019.

    Airports Sacco Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Please note that canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

    Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    In-Line with Chapter Six, of the Constitution of Kenya 2010, shortlisted candidates for the position will also be required to;

  • Provide a 2019 Tax Compliance Certificate of Tax Clearance from Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
  • Present a current Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations
  • Clearance certificate from the Ethics & Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Submit a Declaration of Wealth to the relevant Authorities
  • A report from an approved Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)
  • Successfully pass Vetting

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